Donald W. Fohrman & Associates, Ltd’s., team of employment attorneys are experienced in the handling of American with Disabilities Act (ADA) lawsuits on behalf of seriously injured or disabled workers who have been fired, or otherwise discriminated against on the basis of their disability.
The following is intended to provide the seriously injured or disabled with basic information regarding their rights and remedies provided by the ADA.
- What is the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?
- Who is protected by the ADA?
- How does the ADA define “essential functions” of a job?
- How does the ADA define a “qualified individual with a disability?”
- What does the ADA consider to be a major life activity?
- What is not considered a qualified disability under the ADA?
- What is a “reasonable accommodation” under the ADA?
- What is considered an “undue hardship” under the ADA?
- What employers are covered by the ADA?
- Who is responsible for enforcing the ADA?
- Are injured employees who are receiving Workers’ Compensation benefits “automatically” entitled to protection under the ADA?
- Under what circumstances are injured workers protected by the ADA?
- Are workers who develop Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) or other types of Repetitive Stress injuries (RSI) protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act?
- What steps do I have to take to protect my right to sue for damages under the Americans with Disabilities Act?
- How do I find a qualified attorney to pursue my rights and remedies for employment discrimination under the ADA?
- What employment practices are covered by the ADA?
- What types of damages can I recover if I establish disability discrimination under the ADA?